|Track The Eye
This feature-rich program offers a wealth of tools for tracking hurricanes. Since Tracking the Eye consumes a rather large amount of RAM, make sure your PC is up to the task before you install it. The tabbed interface boasts many icons and menu items and may initially appear intimidating. However, spend a little time, and you'll eventually learn your way around. The main tracking section displays a nicely designed map that centers on the United States. If there's a storm brewing, you'll see its path on the map, though you also can open a database that contains information on past hurricanes, tropical storms, and depressions. It's nice you can show multiple storms at once and zoom in for a closer view, but we couldn't find information about wind speeds or actual times when past hurricanes had come ashore. Other tabs let you access satellite images, strike possibilities, and information on public advisories. You'll also find tools for customizing the appearance of the maps, as well as graphs and stats regarding certain storms. Anyone with an interest in meteorology is likely to find Tracking the Eye worth the download.